Shedroof Divide Trail #512


This trail is a major route through the Salmo-Priest Wilderness Area. Trail runs along the ridgeline and offers spectacular views of the Wilderness area and the Selkirk Crest. Trail connects to Shedroof Cutoff Trail #511 and Thunder Creek Trail #526 to create a 14-mile loop trail system. Trail is also part of an 18-mile loop system which also includes Salmo Basin Trail #506 and Salmo Divide Trail #535. No motorized or mechanized equipment is allowed within the Wilderness area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: User Defined Area Forecast Shedroof Divide Trail #512
Fees No 
Open Season: Summer
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Metaline Falls, WA
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.

General Information


Access #1- Salmo Trailhead: From the junction of County Road 9345 (Sullivan Lake) and Forest Road 22 (Sullivan Creek) turn east and drive 5.9 miles to the junction of Forest Road 2022000 (Upper Sullivan Creek). Follow 2022000 for 13.4 miles to the trailhead. The trailhead has a vault toilet, fire ring and two hitching posts. Parking available for trucks pulling horse trailers.

Access #2-Pass Creek Pass Trailhead: At the junction of the Sullivan Lake Road (County Road 9345) and Forest Road 22 (Sullivan Creek) turn east. Follow Forest Road 22 for 13.8 miles to the trailhead at Pass Creek Pass. Limited parking.

General Notes:
  • USGS Map: Salmo Mountain



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Day Hiking

  • Due to the trail length this system is better suited for overnight use.
Difficulty Level: Difficult


Horse Riding & Camping

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21.8 miles

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